All for Juan, One for All Sports fest 2016

On its third year, All for Juan, One for All Sports fest was successfully held last Sunday, August 21, 2016 at Yongsan Culture and Sports Centre. Aimed to promote sportsmanship and camaraderie thru a friendly game amongst Filipino community.

For two consecutive years, this sports fest was a friendly game of four Filipino organizations in South Korea, namely: the Filipino EPS Workers in South Korea (FEWA), Filipino Photographers in South Korea (FILIPOS), Philippine Engineers Association in Korea (PEAK) and the Pinoy Iskolars in Korea (PIKO). This year, five organizations played and competed for a remarkable milestone, the Filipino community in Siheung (FCIS) joined in.

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From the left Federic Aujero (FILIPOS), Julius Marvin Flores (PIKO), His Excellency Ambassador Raul S. Hernandez, Richard Corpuz (FEWA), Oliver Mangabang (PEAK) and Dennis Santos (FCIS)…presidents of each organization on their ceremonial toss.

Imagine the fun and excitement that each and every member of these big Filipino communities felt during the day. Their hopes and aspirations to bring home the honor as winners of each games lingered upon them.

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His Excellency Ambassador Raul S. Hernandez on his inspirational message.

Graced by the presence of His Excellency Ambassador Raul S. Hernandez, who gave an inspirational message and joined the basketball team of FCIS, and was the team champion in Basketball.

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Ambassador Raul Hernandez with the sponsors representative from Metrobank and Seoul Global Center.

Miss Jin Sun Kyung of Seoul Global Center’s Daily Living Consultation Team also gave her congratulatory message to everyone.

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FILIPOS Team

Each organization competed for volleyball, basketball, chess and tug-of-war. The ball games were so impressive. Despite the busy working schedules of everyone they manage to exhibit their avidity, overflowing energy and the gaiety for the whole day event.

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The playing Ambassador on their first game of basketball, FCIS vs. FILIPOS.

Regardless of the fevered temperature that everyone endured, the ferocity continuous and led to victorious success to defend each team… the cheering and support to their players are truly momentous.

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Basketball Champion…FCIS team

FCIS, on their first time to join was the Basketball Champion this year, Nelson Gustilo was awarded as Most Valuable Player and PEAK was its Runner up.

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PIKO team

For volleyball game, PIKO won as Champion awarding the Most Valuable Player to Joedie Perez, FEWA team got the Runner Up award.

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FEWA team

Antonio Bongon Jr., was Chess Champion from PEAK. Best Muse goes to Jensen Roja of FEWA and the Best in Uniform and Tug-of-War were bagged by FEWA too.

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PEAK Team

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This remarkable event was sponsored and supported benevolently by the Philippine Department of Tourism-Seoul (DOT), Financial Literacy Advocates Network (FLAN), Seoul Global Center, Cheonra, Landbank, Metrobank, Sentbe, and the Philippine Overseas Labor Office-Phillipine Embassy (POLO).

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Kudos to the effort of the All for Juan Committees for making this stupendous event happened, to FCIS- Dennis Santos (president); FEWA- Richard Corpuz (president) and Cherry Lyn Tolentino (vice pres.); FILIPOS – Federic Aujero (president) and Luz Robregado (secretary); PEAK – Oliver Mangabang (president) Dave Bautista and Ale Agustin (members); and PIKO – Julius Marvin Flores (president) and Joseph Albert Mendoza (sports committee head).

 

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